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because you don't know how many lives you'll affect if you don't. >> reporter: neighbors say the lack of a turn signal here puts drivers and pedestrians in the same dangerous space. now instead of planning for the holidays, elijah's family is planning a funeral. >>> of >> we checked the number -- >> we checked the number of pedestrian deaths in the area and found the number is the average from 2005 to 2012 is just over 13. >>> the wife of the palo alto man held in north korea made a public plea today for his release. lee newman said she is respectfully asking north korea to free her husband merrill. >> we're looking forward as a family to being together on thanksgiving and we need to have merrill back at the head of the table for the holidays. >> 85-year-old merrill newman was taken off his plane about a month ago just before it was set to take off. his family has sent his heart medication through diplomatic channels and are hoping it gets to him. newman was reportedly questioned about his service in the korean war the night before he was detained. >>> a man who was moving an excavato
-- they're trying to weaken the euro. they don't like that the euro was that strong because they want the same thing we want: they want to be able to export and increase their gdp. > > today marks the debut of twitter. is this a good market to be an ipo? > > well certainly it's a great market for an ipo. if we look at october's ipos we had 28 tech ipos all performed really well. my question always is is is oversubscribed by goldman sacks? will it really perform? they still don't make amy money so it's always a problem we hear the new economy-old economy and i'm sure it will be exciting, and sure it will have a spike up and we'll see where it goes from there. > > thank you for your thoughts today. > > thank you. halloween was a week ago but today investors are hoping there isn't one more trick left in twitter's bag of tweets. the company goes public today--- pricing in last night at $26 a share. our cover story looks at who's in and who's hanging back to see what's being handed out. twitter goes public today at $26 per share--the latest social media site to sell investors on the concep
these expenses. you don't want a hangover of debt going into 2014. > >what about the credit card situation out there? what are some great rates people can get now before they go shopping? > >if you have good credit then the world is your oyster. we've seen a lot of zero percent offers right now for both purchases as well as balance transfers. these offers can extend for 12, 15, as much as 18 months. my cautionary tip here is, have a game plan. don't transfer a balance or rack up these balances without a plan to pay it off while you still have that zero percent offer. the idea is you want to use somebody else's money. you don't want to still have debt left over when that rachets to a higher interest rate later on. > >greg, you've been watching money matters for years. you track the consumer. what do you think is likely to be the outcome of this year's holiday season? > >once again, i think that we're going to see pretty modest growth in consumer spending this holiday season but i think it will be up. simply because people tighten the belt throughout the year and if there's one time of year when
push it off. i don't think that's something to be fearful about in the long run, but it will happen. the other thing is, if it comes out weak on this time they're gonna say wait, is the economy not growing? and even if the fed continues to ease the way they have been, is it gonna keep going because the market's not creating the jobs that we need. so i think you might have a double whammy on the downside here. ultimately on the long end, i'm gonna like this market if we see above 120 i think we're going the right direction. > >good to hear. thank you daniel. have a good weekend. > >you too. thank you. it's day two of trading for hot ipo twitter after a "glitch free" start on wall street thursday. twitter fans who use the social media site for community service rang the opening bell at the new york stock exchange home of the ipo. twitter opened mid-morning after pricing at $26 dollars and picked up enough followers to push the stock 72% higher to close at $44.90. twitter now has a market cap of $25 billion dollars. the company's ceo tells cnbc the plan is to pour money back into the
had multiple sclerosis. >> it was something she was having trouble dealing with. >> i don't get it. i don't get it. >> even if she was uncooperative deputies could have given her time with no history of violence and no one in the apartment with her. why couldn't you use a taser? okay, she had a knife, maybe you need to calm her down. not destroy her whole family. >> the sheriff won't have an update until monday. on the taser question, it's simple. they couldn't use them because they don't carry them. the sheriff department is one of the few law enforcement agencies in santa clara county that doesn't. >> part of highway 116 in sonoma county will be closed until 5:00 a.m. after a crash that brought down a power line and started several fires. four fires started near adobe road. the car hit a power pole, the pole landed on another car. the driver of the car that hit the pole was taken to the hospital. pg&e is on the scene repairing that power line. >>> new developments in the bart labor deal. bart board of directors is ordering the general manager to hire a new chief negotiator. union le
but she has significant injuries, she's at a local hospital. they don't believe this was a random attack. they don't believe the public is at risk. >>> now to our coverage of the strong winds in the bay area, and those winds have left some without power for a second night. the strongest winds have passed but the warning remain. bill martin is tracking the conditions that prompted the warning. a neighborhood in oakland is still in the dark after a tree fell on it. >> and they are a few hours away from the power being restored. there's a dangling power line that needs repaired. the lights have been coming on slowly. >> sounds of celebration as power returns in pockets of the east bay where it's been a long wait. >> i made locks yesterday. perishable food getting warm, frozen foot getting ruined as utility crews couldn'ty where -- everywhere. it was like the calvary came in. an army might attack the mess that blew down owe e night. windshields shattered and the noise. you could hear the cracks, the creaking, the tree, the trees, there was so much wind. everything was making noise. saunders
. >> actually, i don't. that's why we are here. >> i need to go home >> okay. >> that's where we posted a link to the unedited video. you can join the conversation on our facebook page and telling us whether if you agree with the remark. >>> five-year-old mascot was scheduled to be in new york city to be on appeared on good morning america and even bat kid cannot be in two places at once. >>> he tells us he does not regret in putting himself in harm's way. he feels bruised after trying to catch the woman t. woman fell 50 feet. authorities say navidad saved her life. it was the experience in vietnam that just kicked in. >> had i not done anything and did witness her heading impact on the cement, that would edge in my mind until i die. >> today nevada got with a visit with navidadands got a visitor today. >>> continuing of the tragic in south bay. the woman speaking out after her little son was -- the pick up struck the boy at vine and oak streets. just before the impact the two s pushed elijah 6-year-old sisters out of the way. >> they saved kid's life. they risked their own lives ford . >> the
man said he had been delayed for hours others were just fed up. >> i don't think frustrated would be the word to use right now. >> i've been out here at least a good 50 minutes. it's definitely frustrating. >> i was on the train. had to get off the train. i've been waiting for the next train. >> reporter: service was restored at 7:00 but passengers said the trains were still too crowded to board. a train operator heading in the opposite direction noticed electrical arching and called in the problem. later tonight at 10:30, trouble for travelers. we're pinpointing a massive storm that's expected to cause big problems at mayor airports tomorrow. >>> a police investigation goes online and uncovers something unexpected. a suspected internet predator is in custody and his computers are confiscated. heather holmes live in martinez with the tip that caught the man. >> reporter: a connection that started on craigslist. while conducts an online investigation into another crime, detectives in martinez came upon something disturbing an ad on craigslist, soliciting sex with a girl of any age
their trucks. many of them will be forced out of business if they don't receive more compensation to pay for the added cost. supporters of the new regulations say the drivers were given plenty of advanced warning. >>> east bay native accomplished something very few people would think of doing, he scaled yosemite easel captain. what makes his story -- el captain. what makes his story more remarkable is he has cerebral palsy. >> reporter: he admits he may seem like someone who needs a lot of help. >> 9% of -- 99% of society think i need help and i beg to differ. >> reporter: in fact it is easy to see the wheelchair bound native, has always done what he has set his mind to. he graduated from uc davis, married with two great kids and started his own foundation >> i don't let anything stop me from doing anything. >> reporter: in 2008 he set his mind to something that seems absurd. he decided to climb the 2200- foot route up el captain in yosemite and make a movie about the journey. he was never a climber, he has a fear of heights and yes, he has cerebral palsy. >> it is insane. >> reporter:
? > > well the market might kind of slow down a little bit. we don't have a lot of economic data coming out this week as opposed to last week when we were still making up from reports from when the government shutdown, but this economic report is a week late and so this throws a lot of things out of balance and we can also see the number be a little bit off because of the government shut down-- were these workers counted in but did any of them actually apply for unemployment so i think the market will be unsure of what to expect and how to react and might take it pretty easy. > > as far as economic data what else do you think people should be watching-- especially average investors? > > well it's very interesting right now. last week's data pointed to a slowing down of the economy and this week since we don't have a lot of data one of the most important things of course will be the jobs number but on monday were going to have factory orders and this actually shows how the economy could be performing into the future so people might want to take a look at that, and if people are ordering mor
as people are suggesting out there? > > yeah it could happen but i don't think we'll see much below that, but keep in mind that most refineries or most fields-- i should say-- especially north america or brazil or even elsewhere need anywhere from 75 to a hundred dollars a barrel just to keep revenue neutral so there actaully going to cut production a little bit if oil continues to go lower which will ramp gas prices ripped back up. > > good to know larry thanks for coming on the show today. > > thank you. in our cover story, twitter is looking more and more as though it's got its ducks in a row for its iniitial public offering, tomorrow. that's according to analysts who saw the social media site raise its ipo price range 25% within days of going public.twitter raised its ipo price range. before it was from $17 to $20... now, it's between $23 to $25. it also closed its books a day early. some call the moves "signals of strong investor demand," others see them as calculated to create buzz, not reflect it. i don't think moving it is going to scare anyone away. the impression is that it sho
saltzman, who says don't discount nintendo as a major player.its new handheld 3ds also hits stores today. meanwhile... the battle for "top tablet" is also getting aggressive. dell is out with its tablet called the "venue 8." the company says it hopes to click with consumers who want a tablet for work. dell went private in exec neil hand tells us that aside from tablets, the company is continuing to focus on the pc market. " the pc market has been challenged for the last few years, we actually think the pc market continues to be really strong though. its still almost a 300 million unit industry every year. that's still really big, and nobody really has stood out and become the biggest leader out there so there's still alot of opportunity for new sales." unlike yahoo--- dell is pushing for more employees to work from wants half of its global workforce to work remotely by 2020. microsoft is going after google with "scroogled campaign" microsoft is selling shirts, mugs and hoodies that slam google on privacy. a couple of examples: a t-shirt with the words "i'm watc
is data dependent and we don't believe that we're gonna see that data change very much. the u.s. economy is still in trouble. they're still gonna accomodate loose money policies still on the table. the stocks are going to march higher. whether you think it's manipulated or not, that's just the world we live in today. > >how have you been handling the hedge funds? they've been taking these large shots at companies, making a lot of news, a lot of noise. but what have you been doing as a trader with that information? > >unfortunately as a trader you have to have better timing and keep an eye on when they come and when they go. they are cyclical and they all act at once. but right now we have to have better timing and we can't use our big positions all at once. we have to slowly piece ourselves into the market because we can't afford to let it all go at once because these hedge funds are so big that that could really cost us some money. > >the ipo market has been hot this year. it's up about 43% compared to last year. did you buy any ipo's? are you buying any ipo's? > >we're gonna say this--
the holiday, they don't think they can do it alone >> it is disgusting that somebody would walk on the church and with the intent to take something. >> the san leandro had been collecting food to give the 60 families in need, a little more than a week ago someone cut through the locks on the fence and stole on the food that feeds more than 20 families >> why would somebody steal it. this is a church, why would you steal from ta church, it is not right and not cool. >> now, we have to get the donations up and ask congregation on sunday but we can really need help to replenish of what we had. >> the holiday is less than 3 weeks away and time are tight and more help is needed. >> when you are taking food out of people's mouth that's really needed especially for this time o year, it hurts. >> the church is not taking any chances for future thefts. >> we are going to install cameras and we have a security system here, that's not going to help what was taken already. >> reporter: since we got the word out and on twitter, some people already donated food and if you like to help out just donate it to
? >> i don't have the exact nuances of what he said, he did speak t investigators o assault. chase is facing with 7 counts of the assault. >> i don't believe she's at the hospital, at this point she's receiving services. >> it does show that it is dangerous to live on the streets and really focus on our efforts to get people to go on shelter. >> timothy james is being held on jail on $150, 000 bail. police say he also has a criminal record. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> officials say the refineries burn off the gas. the smoke from the flares lasted about an hour prompted of a health advisory in the area. the flare did not post of a serious health risk. >>> when we learn of how common bird strike have becoming in san jose. >>> his attorney maybe considering of a new legal strategy. >>> the bay area's cool down continues and coming up of the cloudest part of the weeken your five days forecast. >>> the death toll left behind by typhoon haiyan continues to grow. the philippines government raised the official death toll to more than 50, 000 people. the typhoon hit the country one week ago. i
, and will be issuing citations to those who don't buckle up. >>> travelers and airports both braced for the worse, but today's storm ended up moving through quickly. and that helped to somewhat minimize the problem. a wet snow fell in buffalo, new york. the city ended up getting about 3 inches overnight. rain, or snow fell from the appalachians to the mid- atlantic states to new england. in all, the storm led to the cancelation of about 500 flights. another 4,000 flights were delayed today. the three airports that were hit the hardest were newark, philadelphia, and laguardia in new york. >>> flights from the bay area to destinations back east are getting back on track tonight. ktvu's eric rasmussen spent the day at san francisco international, and found it was actually a much better day for travelers who were coming here for thanksgiving. >> reporter: a homecoming, two months in the making on the day of thanksgiving. he welcomed home his wife and daughter, myra who had been visiting friends and family in india. the timing couldn't be better. >> she was away from me for the first time since she wa
, whether they are in the shelter. we don't know. >> this is my father and this is my mother of. >> reporter: leslie cocila of burlingame tells me her father of the navy went back to his birthplace to serve as mayor. >> he was giving back. i'm just hoping he'll be fine and my mother as well. >> reporter: she's been trying to reach her parents since yesterday morning. she says the town doesn't have the infrastructure to withstand a disaster. >> where people live, it's made of straw and flimsy wood. it's on stilts. it's not secure to the ground. >> let us pray of. >> reporter: father ed dura says he's fortunate he was able to reach his sister by phone. >> when i was talking over the phone, i could hear over the phone the howling of the wind. >> reporter: father dura said he's worked in the area devastated by the typhoon and that this disaster coming on the heels of an earthquake last month only adds to the hardship of the people. >> we're just trying to hold it together until we get more information. >> reporter: back here at el torada organizers are asking of donations of at least $5 per
daughter may try again in another bay area campus. >> i don't want any parent to feel the way i felt that day when i got that phone call. >> reporter: i learned tonight that school resource officers in the near by richmond police department have been notified about this incident. and frank and julie they tell me they will be keeping a close eye on campuses in that city as well. reporting live tonight here in el sebrante, i'm heather holmes, ktvu news. >>> new video tonight of a shooting in vallejo that left a man suffering life threatening injuries. vallejo police say they were called to a motel 6 on fair mount drive. the call came in as shots fired and a man down. the shooting victim was taken to the hospital suffering from multiple gunshot gunshot wound. police say it is early in their investigation and they don't have a reason for why shots were fired. >>> and police in richmond say they arrested a wanted gang member after she crashed his car at sixth and mcdonald at about 3:45 this afternoon. the three people in the other car were taken to the hospital. one in critical condition.
stimulus even if they'd do start to taper. we don't anticipate any tapering probably until the march moon. i like of that "ben's long-lost sister." thanks for helping us out today >you bet. the stock market rallied in reaction to fed chair nominee janet yellen's comments that "did indeed sound" similar to current fed chair---ben bernanke. especially, when she talked about the labor market. " at 7.3% in october it is still too high. reflecting a labor market and economy performing far short of their potential." just like bernanke, yellen expressed her desire to keep the bond buying stimulus program in place, until the unemployment rate falls below 7%. yellen testified before the senate banking committee thursday. the panel could vote on her confirmation as early as next week. its widely anticipated yellen will eventually be confirmed by the full-senate, despite g-o- p members' threats to block her nomination. president obama admits he "fumbled" the launch of the affordable care act. we fumbled the ball in terms of the rollout.' but we always knew this was going to be hard. there's a re
while he gambled. 42-year-old don voge was arrested on thursday. the deputies say the surveillance video shows him walking in alone just before 2:00 a.m. around 4:30 a.m. a couple walked into their car and found his son barefoot. he was arrested and his son is in child protective services custody. >>> 4 u.s. marines were killed today in camp pendelton in san diego county. they were clearing the range of unexploded ordtphapbts. it is under investigation tonight. the base says the names of the marines will be released after their families have been notified. >>> continuing coverage now on today's industrial accident at the tesla auto plant in fremont. three employees are treated for burns at valley medical center in san jose. the most seriously injured suffered burns to his chest and upper body. tesla released a statement today saying the workers were injured from hot metal from a casting machine that failed. >> they had some type of industrial accident involving the pressurized equipment. it resulted from three employees treated for burns. >> they are sending investigators to the plant to
victimized by random strangers who don't care. >> reporter: deng says the two women now charged in the case are accused of stealing the identities of more than 100 people, including 35 patients from alta bates. most patients reported new credit cards being opened in their names, or a current credit card used illegally. authorities also found a payroll sheet from aver media technologies in fremont. a spokesperson told us, they took matters such as this seriously and are working with law enforcement to see what happened. maureen naylor, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> more details now. prosecutors identify their suspects as 37-year-old salina soriano of san jose, and 36- year-old regina palacios. both are due in court later this month. if convicted, they face eight years in prison. >>> new video tonight of a truck that crashed into a home in oakland. it happened about 6:00 tonight. people who live at seminary and overdale avenues say there have been several crashes at that intersection which is right off interstate 580. the driver of the truck tonight hit another car before crashing into the home. t
. so they want to put him in a mass grave and my cousin doesn't want to. i don't blame her because that's her dad. that's my uncle. you don't want him to be buried like that. >> reporter: the philippines president had a message, stay calm, keep prays and stay united. >> the storm has moved through vietnam and into china. what's the status there? >> reporter: it hit vietnam with half the wind speed as in the philippines. still it hit china with 60-mile an hour winds, it's now a tropical storm. $60million of damage has been done. a cargo ship was ripped from its mourings and sent out to sea. >>> in san francisco on this veteran's day,filipino veterans collected money and supplies. several local charities are also collecting money and other items. philippine airlines said today that it would ship those items to the disaster area free of charge. >> we're hoping to do that by the end of the week but at the rate this is coming the goods are coming it looks like we might be able to do that sooner. >> reporter: there are an estimated 640,000 people of filipino decent that live here in the area.
by the string of problems. >> if you don't have an alternate solution then you're in trouble. so i am fortunately was able to take the ferry this morning at 6:10 a.m. but not before ended up at the hayward station. >> one public relations spokesman said we there've set on providing reliable service and communicating more with its writers. >>> managers at sfo say times have changed and now the friday before thanksgiving has become the airport's busiest travel day for the holiday. it used to be the day before thanksgiving was busy us. as fo expected 100 30,000 travelers today compared to a forecast of 125,000 next wednesday and 125,000 the sunday after thanksgiving. we found the airport busy today waiting areas were all jampacked. >>> ribbon-cutting ceremony work marks the opening of the 37 million-dollar control tower at oakland airport. the tower replaces to facilities that serve the airport or more than 40 years. the new state-of-the-art towers was paid for with the stimulus grant to the faa. the agency says the tower as geothermal heating and cooling, solar panels and other featu
to have the case moved to juvenile court. the family is very forgiving agrees with that move. >> i don't want to be too harsh just because people do dumb things, you know, especially when they're teenagers. >> joel is with an east bay group that educates schoolkids about gender variation. >> to me, the lesson is we have a long way in society to make room for people to be themselves. sasha plans to return to school next week. channel 2 news, john sasaka. >>> pg&e showed off a few vehicles today. they say it will revolutionize the way they respond to electric outages. 75 kilowatts of power, enough for a subdivision at a time. >> we'll be able to provide them into a transformer and provide more reliable electric service and shorter duration of outages. >> pg&e says it's the first utility in the country to use the technology. >> hundreds of volunteers all around the bay area put off their own thanksgiving dinners to help feed the less fortune. david stevenson was at glide memorial church. he came to eat and serve. >> at san francisco's glide memorial church choir raised their voices in tha
liquidity where there's opportunity. we don't see major switches going on but there's definitely some disruption right now in the municipal bond market. > >interesting. good to know. thank you and have a good trading day. > >thanks angie. you too. corporate america responds to the crisis in the government donations pour in from around the world, companies are contributing millions in aid for the victims of typoon, samsung and the nba have already sent large relief donations.royal caribbean, ikea and toyota are also offering help. the president of the philippines now says the death toll may be around 2 thousand, far lower than earlier estimates of 10 thousand. if you are looking to help -- donations can be made on the philippine red cross. in the u.s.a major hurdle has been overcome to create the world's largest airline. the justice department has reached an agreement with us airways and american airlines. before the two can merge, the airlines will selltakeoff and landing slots in dc, new york, chicago and other airports. the slots will give competitors more
an appetite for risky assets, but they have an appetite for risky assets until they don't. when the market gets around these levels you just gotta be a little more careful. > >we have some comments coming from a fed president this week already. is the bond market paying attention to those comments? what do you think? > >i read new york fed president william dudley's speech and from my perspective he was really talking out of both sides of his mouth. he said that he was getting more hopeful but it's very difficult to follow the direction when they're talking on both sides of their mouth. > >we also have chairman ben bernanke speaking tonight. what do you expect will come out of those comments? could that be a market mover? > >lame duck ben...i was thinking can we call bernanke a lame duck now as his term winds up. i have a hard time believing he's going to say a whole lot that's going to move the market. he's at the end of his term. he tends to be very cautious in what he says. so it will probably be a non-event. > >thank you for that update. the midwest is the latest site of deadly storms
punched another. i don't think the victim threw any punches. >> reporter: the other cal bears player has not been identified. hale has not played in a game this season. >>> it is election day and parts of the bay area you can see local results at the bottom of your screen. this is an off year election and some cities and counties have no issues on the ballot. one exception is san francisco where proposition b could allow a developer to build luxury condos at the foot of washington street. nearly all returns are in and it is losing 38% in favor of the project. 52% opposed. a companion measure prop c would weigh tight limit. for more now we go to amber lee. she is live at the election party for the yes on b campaign. and amber it appears they have lost. >> reporter: that's right, we're just outside cuqueta restaurant where prop b supporters are holding their party. you can see the mood is somber. >> they ran a very smart campaign. what i guess maybe we didn't anticipate is how the discussion about the issues of a project of about a specific sight somehow became something larger about the s
. the driver died. investigators still don't know what caused her to lose control of the car. >>> 2 investigates tonight drivers crossing bay area bridges for free, it's a multi- million dollar problem we first exposed last week. tonight we obtained new data showing the loophole is big are and costlier. ktvu's jana katsuyama is live right now with how toll takers there allowed even more people to get a free ride. >> reporter: this loophole has existed for years and i've learned it's getting bigger. under the freedom of information act i obtained data from the golden gate district that shows just how many are crossing this toll plaza for free. it's $6, five if you have fastrak, the toll that every noncommercial driver is supposed to pay when they drive across the golden gate bridge, but our investigation and our cameras have found that drivers with no license plates or with those ununtraceable cardboard dealer plates can drive through without paying. >> i think that's pretty unfair because i pay tolls every time i go across. >> everyone should pay their fair share. >> reporter: the
don't give us the cash or the stuff, they were going to take one of us. >> reporter: they are going to take one of the kids. you or your sister. >> yeah. >> they said that? >> yeah. they were going to take one of us. and she was scared. >> reporter: their dad was at work at the time. now he's put new locks. the family lost an air soft gun that belonged to pedro. the three men got away in a white four door sedan. deborah villalon, ktvu news. >>> we have new details tonight about an 11th hour glitch that's threatening to derail the tentative contract between b.a.r.t. and its unions. this time it's b.a.r.t. management that is balking. they say the printed contract contains a mistake. jana katsuyama spoke to a union member and, could this backtrack the agreement. >> reporter: i did get a copy of the tentative agreement. i looked and found the section that says issue. you see here it was signed by all parties. tentative agreement between b.a.r.t. and the sciu union were signed last month. but today ktvu has learned b.a.r.t.'s general manager grace crunican called a meeting with the union
agrees with that move. >> i don't want to be too harsh just because people do dumb things, you know. especially when they are teenagers. >> sasha and that family are an incredible family. >> a group to educate school kids about gender identity variation. >> the lesson of this tragedy is that we have a long way to go as a society to make room for people to simply be themselves. >> sasha plans to return to school next week. ktvu, channel 2 news. >> the attorney for 16-year-old richard thomas filed a motion earlier this week to move the case to juvenile court. the attorney says thomas did not think sasha would be hurt and remorseful about what happened. thomas is due back in court on december 20th. >> celebrating thanksgiving, christmas and new year's all in one night. >> preparing for the unknown. preparing for those difficult times. >> we spent thanksgiving with an army staff sergeant as he and his family prepare for deployment to afghanistan. >> walked away after plunging several hundred feet. what authorities say probably saved their lives. >> plus, a once in a get in the bag, get
day in several states and cities across the u.s. don't forget to vote. larry shover of sfg alternatives joins us on this tuesday morning. good morning larry. > > good morning. > > we are closing in on that twitter ipo. what would be your play on the debut day? > > yeah i think my play would be to wait to fade the move-- buy it lower because i'm really sure that's going to happen. i mean consider what happened with the other ipo's: facebook, groupon-- especially groupon. it just cratered after it came out and it's fresh on everybody's mind. also think about the fact that both facebook and linkedin were earning a profit when they ipo- ed. twitter is still not earning a profit. i think the ipo is going to be faded and a good buy for the long-term. > > you're a smart guy. you're watching these markets. so if you had $1,000, what would you buy right now? > > you know right now i think i would chase the money with the big boys-- the hedge funds. right now they're still buying cyclical stocks. two of my favorites happen to be union pacific and google... and i know google has had a
jones. the firm's advice to military personnel is don't wait until you're out to figure out what you'll do next. "start early before you get out and seen how you can translate skills afterward while serving our country." "today's military is not all about hand-to-hand combat." rodrigo garcia, assistant director of veterans affairs in illinois, says veteran face a series of perceptions before they even apply. businesses, he says can be wary of hiring reservists for fear they'll be deployed, and hesitant to hire combat veterans--concerned that they may suffer post-tramatic stress disorder. he admits, it can be a tough sell. "their commitment, dedication, ability to make decisions is what sets them apart and adds to the bottom line." but employers say analyzing a spreadsheet is different than assessing threats to a village. garcia says the biggest challenge facing veterans is lack of education. during the last four years, the post 9/11 g-i bill has provided more than 30-billion dollars for tuition, book stipends and other expenses for a million veterans to get the sort of education they
was familiar of the project since he was a mayor. >> as a former mayor, i don't think it's right to pull up the rug from a process that was open, that was inclusive. >> lower facing on the embarcadero. >> reporter: a spokesman for yes on b showed us this model of the residential building also known as eight washington. newsom said it won proposal eight years ago. newsom says another high rise will take away life. >> this playground has almost never sunlight, it's always dark and gray and always against a huge buildings. i don't like they put new buildings here. >> reporter: but supporters say prop b will provide more open space including another playground and open up streets that currently are closed to water access. >> reporter: michelle myers with the sierra club opposing prop b she says it opened the door to five other development projects proposed. newsom says it's time to welcome change that he says will improve the waterfront. >> this was a site that wasn't supposed to look like this in perpetuity. >> reporter: both the yes and no on prop b campaigns plan to hold last minute get out
don't think there was ever anybody that came and said, hey, there is a dead body. >> reporter: today state investigators interviewed the deputies about what happened. stern told ktvu, he thinks the story about a potential witness who may have stepped over a body on the stairs is made up. >> i certainly haven't heard anything credible to seems to seth that happened. >> how did lynne get into that stairwell? >> reporter: tonight, he told ktvu, information about a possible witness came directly to him from a doctorate the hospital. perry said the family wants all members of law enforcement to work together to find answers. >> all we know is that her body was neglected like a piece of trash on the stairwell in san francisco general for 17 days, and the organization charged with security. the sheriff's department has yet to give us any explanation for how that happened. >> reporter: san francisco general's spokesperson told ktvu, we stand by everything that we've said, and are continuing to cooperate with all investigations. we also reached out to the coroner today who would say only that
that smiling is contagious because i don't want to live in a world where it is not. >>> good evening it is tuesday november 5th i am gasia mikaelian this is bay area news. a steady streams of cars heading to the bay area's new west casino on opening day. the patrol says the parking lot was full by 11 a.m. and the traffic backed upstretched for miles. happening now of big crowds of the bay area's newest destination, our christian is live outside of the great casino located left of highway 101, christian looks like traffic is heading east some where tonight. >> reporter: it was about 5:00 this afternoon and the last hour it started to pick up again presumably that people got off work decided to come by and check out the casino. the casino had been open for 5 hours now and now they're finding the road running a little smoother. california patrol says it started out running smoothly enough but half hour after the casino open its doors, there was a back up and the heavy traffic made the freeway looked more like a parking lot and speeds maybe 10 miles per hour and a period of maybe an hour
told she was african-american and wearing a hospital gown. >> they don't seem to have done to which find her. >> the attorney for the spalding family says he's disturbed he was going to discharge her but she was confused and not safe to be on her own. >> to say she was at risk and confused and shouldn't be by herself in another sentence is just to me extraordinary indifference >> the it took nine days before the hospital requested deputies search the entire campus. >> staff was directed to search stairwells. only about half were searched. ktvu learned the police department's missing person's unit met with hospital staff a october 1st concerned that spalding may have never left the site. three days later a hospital staffer had a report with someone landing in the 3rd or 4th floor landing. >> there is no indication anyone was dispatched to that stairwell. >> i'm not sure anybody seemed to have taken this particularly seriously. >> a statement released by san francisco general hospital this evening, a spokes woman said, quote, it is good to have more information so that it will never h
to return to court on monday. >>> and an lgbt counselor said they don't identify themselves as male and female. >> whether it be dressing in a manner, or behaving in an adr are ongenous manner, the specific center offers support groups for the groups and they had to conform to their birth gender. this case is prompting a lot of interaction on facebook. seven ktvu. >>> and two lives conducting a track inspection, a legislative safety hearing was held in san francisco today. it was scheduled months before the accident. committee member phil ting chastised bart officials for vague responses and threatened to accept the answers. >> you've come before our committee without any specific responsor any detailed information -- response or any detailed information. >> last year, it found no deficiencies with bart's safety or security. >>> san francisco's launching a new safety campaign urging commuters to keep their eyes up and phones down. the goal is to stop cell phone theft from distracted passengers. it involves undercover officers. they say they've already put some extra muscle into the
that were donated. >> hi to explain to them that a lot of these people are going to people who don't have food and they just need to learn to package it and organize and help in any way they can. >> many of the children are needy themselves. >> they have been without and they know what the, and so when -- when they come over here and started the donations campaign, it's sort of like an empowering thing for them. >> i know they have everything and there they don't have anything. i want to help them get everything. >> organizers say it will take weeks to get most of these boxes over there. right now their focus is on cash contributions that can go to the red cross and the philippines in hopes of getting help to the victims as quick as possible. of the center at 7th and mission will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. until next wednesday collecting donations. live in san francisco ktvu channel 2 news. >> can you go to to find ways to make a donation. look for the link under hot topics. >>> and thieves stole diesel fuel from its facility. the second harvest food bank said thieves cut th
they just don't know if they'll be able to put this to a vote. jana katsuyama, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> unbelievable they're at this point again. jana is there any talk about a possibility of another strike? >> i asked both sides about this and both of them said that they really want to do everything they can to avoid a strike. right now though there are so many questions, they're just trying to focus on how to bridge this last minute glitch that has come up when they thought everything was all said and done. >> all right, jana. thanks very much. more details now the board of directors also said former chief negotiator thomas hoch is no longer associated with b.a.r.t. and b.a.r.t. will name a new chief negotiator. b.a.r.t. complained they were often absent from the talks until the very hard line when he was there. go to for more details on the guidelines and costs released by b.a.r.t. tonight. look for the top stories section. >>> happening now the final preparations are under way and in just hours the new fourth bore of the caldecut tunnel is expected to open to traffic.
with burns to the legs. >> it's sickening. somebody just trying to go to school and get home. you know, i don't know what we do. we've got to stop this. people don't act like this to each other. >> reporter: gil says he has spoken with sasha's parents, but not with sasha. he says he hopes to do that when the time is right. in oakland, rob roth, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> music, memories, and love filled the air tonight during a ceremony to honor slain members. community. it's meant to call attention to transgender people. a friend of one victim says more needs to be done to stop the violence. >> part of this community. i shouldn't have to wide, or walk in groups just to feel like we're safe. we're down here that we need to be up here, and be heard. >> mayors in san francisco and oakland declared november 20, transgender day of remembrance. >>> we have new information tonight on a shooting outside a nightclub in san francisco that killed one woman, and left another hospitalized in critical condition. late today, police gave us this picture of the suspected gunman. he is 23-year-old michael gree
here a long time and i don't think they can be reoperationed. >> the restaurant plans to close on january 26th and it's expected to stay closed until sometime in early 2015. the closure is expected to put about one hundred restaurant employees out of work. >>> bay area non-profits are certainly thankful for the generous donations that are coming in, but as ktvu alex savidge explains the need for them this thanksgiving is growing faster than the contributions. needle this line of people stretched around the block as police from the police activities hands out free turkeys with help from the command staff. >> thank you for the turkeys for thanksgiving. >> reporter: this event was organized by the community giving foundation, which donated 1500 thanksgiving turkeys. >> you know, they ain't got to worry about paying for a turkey and pay their pge. >> reporter: meantime in san francisco today, volunteers collected frozen turkeys outside of st. anthony's. the largest donation of the day. >> we have 165 turkeys. >> reporter: was delivered in this u-haul truck by parishioner. >> it
long, we have added the long positions and calls that are expiring in jan. we think that we don't see any decent economic indicators that are gonna make a change our mind about the economy still. staying difficult and going forward we also have bought some 10 year treasure puts because we think that taper talk is probably going to play with eo worry there. we we bought some 10 year puts and we're staying on our s&p calls because we think that the economic indicators aren't going to change, we're going to grind higher in equities and a tapered talk is going to drive down those treasurys. is this a bullish stance new for you? > not really. i mean i have to go with what is going to happen verses what i think it's going to happen. we've gone from alan greenspan in 1996 and a rational exuberance to ben burnanke in 2013 in a rational empathy. we set an all-time high on friday and you didn't see it in the news media or the trucks outside like we did the last time around. so i'm cautious up here you need to be taken some stuff off the table but, there is no reason we have seen any change in t
don't have the water to put on the crops, it is going to affect everybody. >> and the main reservoir for that was at an all time low. >> we are well into november and it is still about 70s outside. i would imagine that would affect us. >> ranchers say it would not take much rain but many still plan to apply for federal loans starting next month. in san jose ktvu channel 2 news robert honda. >> it looks like the bulk of the wet weather is going to stay march. chief meteorologist is here with tomorrow's forecast. >>> it shows the green and you can see the showers working their way and mainly north of the area and we are coming close, we are going to turn on the radar and that ban of showers sitting offshore, this is light activity as it moves on shore later tonight, we are talking about light showers and even some drizzles, when i come back we'll pinpoint of the timing of the showers mainly in the north bay and how they could impact the morning commute. it is more of a drizzle event of more than anything. >>> happening now typhoon haiyan making its way to china. it is said to be one o
countdown clocks at intersections, but accident victim, john lowell, says it's taking too long. >> i don't want pedestrian collisions to happen to anybody because of the damage that was sustained on me, maybe what occurs to other pedestrians. >> supervisor, scott weiner, who drafted legislation to speed up the process blames city bureaucracy for the backlog. in recent days, there's been several incidents involving vehicles striking wildlife along 280 out on the peninsula. can be quite dangerous. how biologists are trying to pinpoint the problem areas and implement solutions. kara. >> reporter: the goal is to reduce dangerous and costly crashes on the freeway and protect people and animals. it's not unusual to see wild animals along interstate 280. >> during the night, a lot of the deer just dart across the whole freeway and almost hit you. >> they are out and much more visible this time of year. >> this mountain lion was hit on the freeway just last week. >> people are driving 70, 75 miles an hour. >> ktvu released a study. it analyzed crashes and used collars on deer and wildlife
. don't ever stop being who you are. if you ever want to go skirt shopping just say the word. still the skirt he wore may have triggered the attack. >> we see high rates of homicides, violence. >> the school says students are coping coping with the help of counseling. she said he is a top notch academic student. reporting live, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> developing news tonight from the other side of the pacific where early reports show three people have been killed by one of the strongest titunes on -- typhoons on record, super typhoon haiyan, winds at 195 miles per hour and gusts 235 miles per hour a. millions of people have been evacuated and they are predicting catastrophic damage. this is the 24th typhoon to hit this year. and the winds make it the equivalent to a category 5 hurricane. ktvu's bill martin is tracking the storm. >> this is a big storm. 195 winds. here is how it looks now as it moves through time. notice how well defined the eye is. it breaks down here. i will back it up. the system weakened a little bit as it moved through the fill phenes. wind gust --
think of all the movies that are opening that day, that's probably gonna be the breakout. i don't know if it's gonna do django or les mis numbers that we had from last christmas. but i think it's that kind of movie---all the people are buzzed about and really want to go see. grudge match could be a surprise little hit. you got deniro and stallone. the guys from the 2 greatest boxing movies ever made---rocky and raging bull---getting in the ring together. so that could definitely do well. walter mitty---we'll see. 47 ronin--- big budget that universal's gonna be sweating out. that could be a real disaster for them. > >what about believe. > >unless it's a film about justin bieber's exploits in brazil, i really don't care. > >ok, moving right along. there are some other films that are coming out around the holidays or on limited release but you have them on your list. august:osage county and that's with meryl streep and julia roberts. big names. > >a certain oscar nominee for meryl streep. > >mandela: long walk to freedom, the invisible woman, and lone survivor. > >lone survivor is a film
't let her out. >> i -- a lot of people have a rubble. i don't have anything. i don't know where it went. >>> the good news is that severe weather system has now passed and conditions are improving. >> but there's widespread damage and mark tamayo is here to show us the huge path that was covered by this severe storm. >> most of the severe weather moving to the north and the east. but about 12 hours from now that was a complete different story. that potent storm pushing to the northeast. very widespread in terms of the tornado reports. the tornado reports in this area some might be double counted but in this box here 92. as far as the latest right now with the severe weather things are beginning to calm down out toward western pennsylvania. we do have severe thunderstorms watches that will be expiring. good news things beginning to stabilize and severe weather moving out of the picture. as far as our local weather we have rain to talk about. we will let you know when the rain will begin in your neighborhood and how long it will last. >>> the worse may be over but that severe weather is
. >> players don't have to be a vet to play. but many are. they say they are all team players. a skill that was strengthened during their military service. >>> how the amount of sleep children get may effect how much food they eat. plus-- >> a bay area company is recalling more than 100,000 pounds of food. the prepackaged salads and wraps to look out for. >>> and it's a visit to a kudos restaurant. is that inappropriate for middle school football players. why the players and the coach say no. and what school officials did about it. >>> and the clouds will continue to move into the region overnight. coming up a change in the forecast model. the rain forecast model that could impact one of your commutes this week and the unusual weather pattern developing by wednesday and thursday. >> we're still continues to monitor that fire at a scrap yard on the peninsula. a live picture. you can see the smoke still coming out from the fire i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much bett
. residents get slick. drivers get too close. >> it's going to take but 132 feet to stop. most people don't follow that fair back ever. >> reporter: with any luck, this rain will open the spigots for more. customers at this nursery have been saying, it's about time. >> people are tired of watering. they're seeing their water bills sky high. >> reporter: capturing water off a roof. a way to save it, in case we have to wait for rain again. reporting live in santa rosa, debra villalon. ktvu, channel 2 news. >> now to chief meteorologist bill martin tracking the arrival of the rain and how it will impact your morning commute. >>> the rain is heading our way. just north of debra right now. it will show you where the showers are, and where they're not. you can see everything pretty much north up here. all working its way south though, as we're talking about here, it's going to hit the morning commute. here's the computer model. this is 5:00 a.m. look at the bay area. most of it is covered with some wet weather. you're going to see some down on the peninsula as well. you've got a wet roadway. we
snapping all over the bay area. pg & e was in a scramble. >> usually i don't like to fly in heavy wind. it's not fun. >> reporter: winds were gusting at 30 miles per hour at buchanan field in concord. it brought pilots back to the hangers in a hurry. those who are caught in high winds are usually not eager to repeat it. >> it's not easy to maintain. >> reporter: to feel the gusts, here's our ride across the benecia bridge about an hour ago. definitely a high profile vehicle and wass was being tossed all the way across. deborah villalon, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and more details now the strong wind also knocked over another large tree in oakland tonight injurying a man and damaging a car. the tree came down on 32nd street at around 7:20. the man was crossing the street when he was hit by some of the branches. he was taken to the hospital and is expected to be all right. there are reports of lined down and power outages around the area and unfortunately my house is one of them. the largest outage is in sonoma. in oakland more than 20,000 are without power. danville has 1,200. millbrae abou
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